Alvarez-Detrell, Tamara

Tamara Alvarez-Detrell teaches at MAST Academy. She earned her Ph.D. in French and Spanish from Florida State University.

Figure of Louis XIII in Modern French Literature: From The Three Musketeers To The Fortune De France
2008 0-7734-5035-1
Examines the often negative portrayals of Louis XIII, positing that they originate from particular writers’ displeasure toward the monarchs of their own day. This book contains nine color photographs.

The Portrayal of Anne of Austria in Modern French Literature: Spanish Infanta or Spanish Queen?
2010 0-7734-1345-6
Although many biographies and historical studies of Queen Anne exist, this work is the first to evaluate Anne of Austria as a literary figure.